William Calhoun Newland is one of several biographies posted on the NCPedia website.
Joseph McDowell is one of several biographies posted on the NCPedia website.
Davis Deed of Convenyance of 1845 is one of several deeds listed in USGenWeb Archives
New resource links have been added to the Resource Links Page
Last night I was watching - “Who Do You Think You Are?”, a NBC televised show that chronicles a celebrity as they research their ancestors. They make the journey look so easy. The celebrity (last night it was Rosie O’Donnell) have the help of certified genealogist and historians. One of the clues that Ms. O’Donnell […]
Several McDowell County citizens are listed the NC Yearbook Index. What is the North Carolina Yearbook Index? It is a website dedicated to indexing students listed in a variety of North Carolina Yearbooks. Through this index, you potentially could locate a family member to learn more about their college years. Is it worth researching? Well […]
Obituary of H. D. “Doug” Wright ~ 2008 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Mr. H. D. “Doug” Wright, age 61 of Marion passed away peacefully on Thursday December 11, 2008 surrounded by family at his residence. Doug was a native of Kilgore, TX and was born on May 11, 1947 to J. D. Wright of Houma, LA and the […]
Obituary of Alton Worley ~ 2008 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Alton Worley went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday September 29, 2008. He was born on May 1, 1926 to Henry Worley and Sylvania Buckner Worley in Madison County. Alton was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church since moving to Marion in […]
Obituary of Evelyn Leona Floyd Wood ~ 2009 Transcribed by Joseph Cook Evelyn Leona Floyd Wood, age 78 of Marion passed away Thursday March 19, 2009 at The McDowell Hospital. Evelyn was born in Gaston County on August 28, 1930 and was a daughter of the late Rev. John and Rosa Floyd. She was a loving mother, […]